Look around. We intuitively know that people with slim middles and flat tummies are the healthy ones. They look fit and attractive. They are the athletes, the young ones, the women who haven’t had kids yet and the men sporting “6 pack abs” instead of lounging on the couch drinking a 6 pack.
Modern medical science has provided ample clinical evidence that carrying excess weight around the waistline correlates strongly with health risk. It is beyond debate. Carrying excess fat around your waistline can be predictive of health problems, cancer risk and even premature death.
Watch this video to learn how to measure your waist-hip ratio (WHR) and also how to compare it with the recommended ratio for optimal health.